Transgender And Drag At The Oscars! A Fabulous Pictorial!


In Albert Nobbs, Glenn Close (above) convincingly plays a woman who dresses like a man in order to nab some employment in 19th-century Ireland.

But it’s the kind of stunt that can also nab you awards consideration.

Here are some other actors who switched genders (or donned drag) and grabbed Oscar recognition.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 12, 2011

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